All Work And No Pay: The Great Speedup?

I will start this blog post by saying that I once wrote an article on “white collar sweatshops.” I have lamented “overworked Americans.” I implored people to “take back your time.” I used to write about sleep-deprived moms and “the second shift” and all that. Then I discovered the fascinating field of t… read more »

Can You Try Twice Per Week?

I’ve spent more time looking at time logs this month than I have at any point since writing 168 Hours. Many BNET readers (responding to the post about “What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast“) agreed to keep time logs for me, and the results have been coming in. Seeing all these logs has reminded me of a few best practices that I&… read more »

A Manic 168 Hours

I try to update this blog daily during the week, and have for the past 18 months or so. But I’m a few days behind. It’s been a manic past 168 hours. We’re moving on Thursday, and we are trying to do some of the packing ourselves. I’m a firm believer in outsourcing, but the last time we had movers do our packing, we wound up spending gads of ti… read more »

Attempts To Do What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

About a month ago, I penned a piece for BNET called “What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast.” The idea is how to use your mornings intentionally and start your day off right. For some reason, that particular headline has turned out to be total reader bait. It’s like people are compelled to click on it. An initial surge of traffi… read more »

The Camp Gap, And A Reality Check

I don’t know what it is with DailyWorth, but they’re giving me a lot of blog fodder lately. Today’s post by M.P. Dunleavey is about the “camp gap.” Apparently, in her small town, school ends on June 14, and camp starts on June 27. This leaves many working days of no coverage. She assumed there would be some program for her school… read more »